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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: No subfamily
Genus: Varicorhinus

(See list of species below)



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37 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 33.8 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus altipinnis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Varicorhinus ansorgii Boulenger, 1906

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Varicorhinus ansorgii
[]

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Varicorhinus axelrodi Getahun, Stiassny & Teugels, 2004

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Varicorhinus axelrodi
[]

Photo by Levin, B.

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Varicorhinus beso Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Levin, B.
 
Varicorhinus beso
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus brauni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus capoetoides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus clarkeae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus dimidiatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus ensifer
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus fimbriatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.1 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus iphthimostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.8 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus jaegeri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus jubae
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Varicorhinus latirostris Boulenger, 1910

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Varicorhinus latirostris
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Varicorhinus leleupanus Matthes, 1959

Photo by FAO
 
Varicorhinus leleupanus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus longidorsalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.4 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus lufupensis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Varicorhinus macrolepidotus Pellegrin, 1928

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Varicorhinus macrolepidotus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus mariae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus maroccanus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus nelspruitensis
[Incomati chiselmouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 21.2 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus pellegrini
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Varicorhinus platystomus Pappenheim, 1914

Photo by FAO
 
Varicorhinus platystomus
[Rwandese carp]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus pungweensis
[Pungwe chiselmouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus robertsi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus ruandae
[]

Photo by Kasangaki, A.

Africa
Max. Length 23.1 cm TL
Varicorhinus ruwenzorii (Pellegrin, 1909)

Photo by Kasangaki, A.
 
Varicorhinus ruwenzorii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30.2 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus sandersi
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Varicorhinus semireticulatus Pellegrin, 1924

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Varicorhinus semireticulatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus steindachneri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus stenostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus tornieri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus upembensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus varicostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Varicorhinus werneri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus wittei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Varicorhinus xyrocheilus
[]
37 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Varicorhinus
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1973 Varicorhinus altipinnis Africa 33.8 SL
1906 Varicorhinus ansorgii Africa 30 TL
2004 Varicorhinus axelrodi Africa 16 SL
1835 Varicorhinus beso Africa 36 SL
1935 Varicorhinus brauni Africa 23 TL
1938 Varicorhinus capoetoides Africa 9.5 SL
1984 Varicorhinus clarkeae Africa 16.1 SL
1998 Varicorhinus dimidiatus Africa 24.5 SL
1910 Varicorhinus ensifer Africa 19.5 TL
1926 Varicorhinus fimbriatus Africa 16 SL
1973 Varicorhinus iphthimostoma Africa 18.1 TL
1930 Varicorhinus jaegeri Africa 18.8 TL
1984 Varicorhinus jubae Africa 13.5 SL
1910 Varicorhinus latirostris Africa 16 TL
1959 Varicorhinus leleupanus Africa 22 SL
1935 Varicorhinus longidorsalis Africa 32 TL
1979 Varicorhinus lufupensis Africa 19.4 TL
1928 Varicorhinus macrolepidotus Africa 54 TL
1926 Varicorhinus mariae Africa 30 SL
1902 Varicorhinus maroccanus Africa 40 TL
1911 Varicorhinus nelspruitensis Incomati chiselmouth Africa 32 TL
1948 Varicorhinus pellegrini Africa 21.2 TL
1914 Varicorhinus platystomus Rwandese carp Africa 21 TL
1959 Varicorhinus pungweensis Pungwe chiselmouth Africa 18 SL
1984 Varicorhinus robertsi Africa 6.5 SL
1914 Varicorhinus ruandae Africa 15 TL
1909 Varicorhinus ruwenzorii Africa 23.1 TL
1912 Varicorhinus sandersi Africa 30.2 SL
1924 Varicorhinus semireticulatus Africa 12.8 SL
1910 Varicorhinus steindachneri Africa 33 SL
1910 Varicorhinus stenostoma Africa 10.5 TL
1906 Varicorhinus tornieri Africa 18.4 SL
1979 Varicorhinus upembensis Africa 20.3 SL
1910 Varicorhinus varicostoma Africa 17 TL
1929 Varicorhinus werneri Africa 14.5 TL
1973 Varicorhinus wittei Africa 27.5 SL
1998 Varicorhinus xyrocheilus Africa 17.8 SL



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